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Focusing on the actor: Rendering for "On The Harm of Tobacco"Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction '''Focusing on the actor: Rendering for "On The Harm of Tobacco" (5D)'''
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Beauty School Dropouts & Other Painted Wigs Project at TheCostumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction '''Beauty School Dropouts & Other Painted Wigs (5D+10C)'''
  
Theatrical costume design is primarily (although not exclusively) concerned with supporting the actor in his/her interpretation of character.
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-006f.jpg]]
  
'''Step 1:''' Read the monologue play  (aka "Smoking is Bad for You") by Anton Chekhov and ask yourself the following actor-type questions about the man who makes this speech:
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We celebrate many unusual holidays in the UAF costume shop, among them National Cheap Chocolate Day (February 15), and Cheap Glitz Week (December 26-January 2nd), but no holiday is better loved, than National cheap wig and makeup day, (November 1st), when all the already cheap wigs and SPFX makeup sold before Halloween drops to anywhere between half to 1/10th of the usual price. We grab anything we can get those days, even those cheap nylon wigs where the hair is sewn to just the top of a tacky net "shower cap" type base. We do this because these cheap wigs are ones you can do vile weird stuff to without guilt. You can cut them up for parts, you can butcher several together like Frankenstein's monster, you can use glue in place of hairspray to make them stand on end, or hold their shape with no maintenance, and best of all, you can paint them, all without sacrificing a good wig.
  
If this man were a car, what kind of car would he be?
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This wig was dressed for The magic Flute in 1998, it has been used several times since and has never needed re-dressing. It was a cheap, bland ash blonde the color of the internal cap you see here when we started work on it.
  
If this man was an animal, which would he be?
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[[File:254images254photos2254b019.jpg]]
  
What do you think he has in his pockets?
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[[File:254images254photos2254b020.jpg]]
  
If he were a woman in the present time (!), how would she dress?
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[[File:254images254photos2254b021.jpg]]
  
If he could choose to kill himself, or kill his wife, which would he do?
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[[File:254images254photos2254b022.jpg]]
  
If you can, also find an actor friend and talk to him/her about this play and his/her ideas about what sort of things a costumer might do to help that person better portray that character.
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[[File:h.t]]
  
Post your answers or any other insights you have, to the
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[http://store.yahoo.com/cgi-bin/clink?wowwigs+sYZC9p+index.html+]
  
[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254|Class Message Board]
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[[File:h.t]]
  
'''Step 2:''' Based on these insights and ideas, do a costume rendering of the character, in color. Then label your drawing something like this:
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The wig was dressed and pinned with a little hairspray and pins, then the wig was sewn as pinned, the silver braid was hot glued to the wig over the sewing to hold it together more firmly, then the whole wig was re-sprayed with a "hairspray" of 50-50 water and acrylic glaze soaking it along all the joins and surface. After drying for 24 hours the wig was then sprayed with metallic gold hair spray, and brush painted with two shades of yellow-gold acrylic paints. Another layer of spray glue was misted over the top to "fix" the gold hair spray permanently.  
  
[[File:h.t]]
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[[File:254images254photos2254b023.jpg]]
  
[[File:ManifestobookRenderingtipsRendlayout.gif]]
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[[File:254images254photos2254b024.jpg]]
  
'If you have difficulty drawing figures,' you can print out the outline sheet below, and do your rendering on this sheet. Printing the sheet onto cardstock will allow you to use watercolors without having the paper wrinkle.
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[[File:254images254photos2254b025.jpg]] You can kick this wig around the shop like a football, and it won't come undone.
  
[[File:ManifestobookRenderingtipsMalefront.jpg]]Another way of Making rendering easier is to make a "Dancing Man":
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[[File:Thr254Disk2Mvc-001f.jpg]] This pink wig is the only one from our great set of "Beauty School Dropout" wigs not to have "walked" out of our storage before it could get photographed. It too is built like a truck, and painted in shades of pink in acrylic.
  
[[File:ManifestobookRenderingtipsDancingman.gif]] Make this out of heavycardstock, connect the pieces with brads as shown in the center, and lay it onyour paper to make different poses for your body-outlines.
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[[File:Photos2Mvc-006f.jpg]]
  
Whenever you have spare time this semester, teach yourself more about rendering by going to this
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[[File:Photos7Sisters.jpg]]
  
[[Advice1pagesRenderinglinks|links page]] for more lessons. Or try this book  which has great ideas on how to draw "character" driven renderings.
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[[File:Photos6Dress019.jpg]]
  
'''Step 3:'''
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[[File:Photos6Dress021.jpg]]
  
Scan and post the image you drew to your
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[[File:Photos6Dress022.jpg]] This quick and dirty set of tacky tramp bimbo wigs for the female chorus of
  
[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254/files/|files section] and post a notification on the message board that you have done a rendering for this play and would appreciate feedback from the other students.
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[[Shows100pagesLysistrata| Lysistrata]] started out life as bright colored Halloween wigs, but in shades that don't harmonize well. These are only dressed in tons of "Final Net" and colored hair spray so that the styles can be reversed for future use. However, the simple expedient of getting a bunch of red, pink and yellow color, and adding highlights to all the clashing wigs that pulled the colors closer together, made our bimbo chorus look like they all went to the same bad hair salon. Colored hair spray can add zippy highlights to colored wigs so that instead of a uniform yellow, a wig gradates from yellow to orange to flame, or a violet wig has perky hot pink highlights that give even these weird wigs depth and character that straight out-of-the-box ones do not have.
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'''The Project:'''
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You will need
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A foam or cork wig head with table mount
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A cheap wig, preferably in a lighter or medium color
 +
 
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a plastic bag to protect the wig head during painting
 +
 
 +
Super-hold hair spray
 +
 
 +
A spray bottle with a mixture of acrylic glaze and water, or glue and water
 +
 
 +
A hot glue gun or needle and thread.
 +
 
 +
Paints
 +
 
 +
Decorative do-dads
 +
 
 +
Pins, a wig cap, etc. to attach the wig to the performer.
 +
 
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Render your wig design on paper to give yourself a plan to work towards. You may end up changing your plan slightly, but starting without a plan is definitely a mistake. The instructions below detail how to do a green fairy wig like the one shown, but you may choose to design a different style of wig and can extrapolate your own process based on your design crossed with the instructions below.
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-006f.jpg]]
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Bag your wig form, and attach it to the table mount. Put the wig on the head, and flip it various ways to see which will get you the shape you want. You need not use a wig in the normal position. In this case we determined that for the upsweep ratted beehive style we wanted. we would want to take this blond "rock star" mullet, and dress it so that it would go straight up in the opposite direction. You can also use gravity for setting a wig that goes up by working on it in the inverted position, and then flipping it one it is dried. Once you know what way you want to work on it, pin the wig to the head form, stretching it out at all edges so it won't "shrink" as you work.
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[[File:254images254photos33001.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33002.jpg]]Here the wig is in the normal position.
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[[File:254images254photos33004.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33005.jpg]]Here it is inverted.
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[[File:254images254photos33009.jpg]]Plastic leaves are chosen as trim, and cut into smaller bits that are easier to attach:
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[[File:254images254photos33014.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33015.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33020.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33022.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33024.jpg]]Leaves are placed in position and sewn or glued in place.
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[[File:254images254photos33028.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33031.jpg]]The haoir is then frizzed and backcombed into the basiuc shape using hair spray.
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[[File:254images254photos33033.jpg]]The wig is then flipped to that the fluffy beehive top is pointing down for final spraying.
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[[File:254images254photos33021.jpg]] a mix of acrylic and water, or glue and water is made and stuck in a disposable laundry sprayer.
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[[File:254images254photos33041.jpg]] With towels on the floor to catch drips, the wig is sprayed with the glue mix.
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[[File:254images254photos33040.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33044.jpg]]The wig is given a day to dry, then is put back upright:
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[[File:254images254photos33066.jpg]] A thinned mix of acrylic paint is put in the laundry sprayer, and a mist of lime green is added to the wig:
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[[File:254images254photos33076.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33077.jpg]]Various colors of green are mixed to make several spray and brush on colors:
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[[File:254images254photos33087.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33089.jpg]] Small bits of iridecent fabric are glued in, and final tweaking is done:
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[[File:254images254projects55031.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33119.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos33120.jpg]] After drying, the wearer's head is prepared by covering with a wig cap made from old pantyhose:
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-002f.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-003f.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-004f.jpg]]
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-005f.jpg]]
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Then the wig is pinned on.
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[[File:254images254photos4Mvc-006f.jpg]]
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When your wig is finished, photograph the sketch and the wig as jpeg files and post them to your File folder at the class
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[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254/|eGroup]. Post a message to the group letting everyone know you have posted these pictures so you can get feedback.
  
 
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Beauty School Dropouts & Other Painted Wigs Project at TheCostumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction Beauty School Dropouts & Other Painted Wigs (5D+10C)

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We celebrate many unusual holidays in the UAF costume shop, among them National Cheap Chocolate Day (February 15), and Cheap Glitz Week (December 26-January 2nd), but no holiday is better loved, than National cheap wig and makeup day, (November 1st), when all the already cheap wigs and SPFX makeup sold before Halloween drops to anywhere between half to 1/10th of the usual price. We grab anything we can get those days, even those cheap nylon wigs where the hair is sewn to just the top of a tacky net "shower cap" type base. We do this because these cheap wigs are ones you can do vile weird stuff to without guilt. You can cut them up for parts, you can butcher several together like Frankenstein's monster, you can use glue in place of hairspray to make them stand on end, or hold their shape with no maintenance, and best of all, you can paint them, all without sacrificing a good wig.

This wig was dressed for The magic Flute in 1998, it has been used several times since and has never needed re-dressing. It was a cheap, bland ash blonde the color of the internal cap you see here when we started work on it.

254images254photos2254b019.jpg

254images254photos2254b020.jpg

254images254photos2254b021.jpg

254images254photos2254b022.jpg

File:H.t

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File:H.t

The wig was dressed and pinned with a little hairspray and pins, then the wig was sewn as pinned, the silver braid was hot glued to the wig over the sewing to hold it together more firmly, then the whole wig was re-sprayed with a "hairspray" of 50-50 water and acrylic glaze soaking it along all the joins and surface. After drying for 24 hours the wig was then sprayed with metallic gold hair spray, and brush painted with two shades of yellow-gold acrylic paints. Another layer of spray glue was misted over the top to "fix" the gold hair spray permanently.

254images254photos2254b023.jpg

254images254photos2254b024.jpg

254images254photos2254b025.jpg You can kick this wig around the shop like a football, and it won't come undone.

Thr254Disk2Mvc-001f.jpg This pink wig is the only one from our great set of "Beauty School Dropout" wigs not to have "walked" out of our storage before it could get photographed. It too is built like a truck, and painted in shades of pink in acrylic.

Photos2Mvc-006f.jpg

Photos7Sisters.jpg

Photos6Dress019.jpg

Photos6Dress021.jpg

Photos6Dress022.jpg This quick and dirty set of tacky tramp bimbo wigs for the female chorus of

Lysistrata started out life as bright colored Halloween wigs, but in shades that don't harmonize well. These are only dressed in tons of "Final Net" and colored hair spray so that the styles can be reversed for future use. However, the simple expedient of getting a bunch of red, pink and yellow color, and adding highlights to all the clashing wigs that pulled the colors closer together, made our bimbo chorus look like they all went to the same bad hair salon. Colored hair spray can add zippy highlights to colored wigs so that instead of a uniform yellow, a wig gradates from yellow to orange to flame, or a violet wig has perky hot pink highlights that give even these weird wigs depth and character that straight out-of-the-box ones do not have.

The Project:

You will need

A foam or cork wig head with table mount

A cheap wig, preferably in a lighter or medium color

a plastic bag to protect the wig head during painting

Super-hold hair spray

A spray bottle with a mixture of acrylic glaze and water, or glue and water

A hot glue gun or needle and thread.

Paints

Decorative do-dads

Pins, a wig cap, etc. to attach the wig to the performer.

Render your wig design on paper to give yourself a plan to work towards. You may end up changing your plan slightly, but starting without a plan is definitely a mistake. The instructions below detail how to do a green fairy wig like the one shown, but you may choose to design a different style of wig and can extrapolate your own process based on your design crossed with the instructions below.

254images254photos4Mvc-006f.jpg

Bag your wig form, and attach it to the table mount. Put the wig on the head, and flip it various ways to see which will get you the shape you want. You need not use a wig in the normal position. In this case we determined that for the upsweep ratted beehive style we wanted. we would want to take this blond "rock star" mullet, and dress it so that it would go straight up in the opposite direction. You can also use gravity for setting a wig that goes up by working on it in the inverted position, and then flipping it one it is dried. Once you know what way you want to work on it, pin the wig to the head form, stretching it out at all edges so it won't "shrink" as you work.

254images254photos33001.jpg

254images254photos33002.jpgHere the wig is in the normal position.

254images254photos33004.jpg

254images254photos33005.jpgHere it is inverted.

254images254photos33009.jpgPlastic leaves are chosen as trim, and cut into smaller bits that are easier to attach:

254images254photos33014.jpg

254images254photos33015.jpg

254images254photos33020.jpg

254images254photos33022.jpg

254images254photos33024.jpgLeaves are placed in position and sewn or glued in place.

254images254photos33028.jpg

254images254photos33031.jpgThe haoir is then frizzed and backcombed into the basiuc shape using hair spray.

254images254photos33033.jpgThe wig is then flipped to that the fluffy beehive top is pointing down for final spraying.

254images254photos33021.jpg a mix of acrylic and water, or glue and water is made and stuck in a disposable laundry sprayer.

254images254photos33041.jpg With towels on the floor to catch drips, the wig is sprayed with the glue mix.

254images254photos33040.jpg

254images254photos33044.jpgThe wig is given a day to dry, then is put back upright:

254images254photos33066.jpg A thinned mix of acrylic paint is put in the laundry sprayer, and a mist of lime green is added to the wig:

254images254photos33076.jpg

254images254photos33077.jpgVarious colors of green are mixed to make several spray and brush on colors:

254images254photos33087.jpg

254images254photos33089.jpg Small bits of iridecent fabric are glued in, and final tweaking is done:

254images254projects55031.jpg

254images254photos33119.jpg

254images254photos33120.jpg After drying, the wearer's head is prepared by covering with a wig cap made from old pantyhose:

254images254photos4Mvc-002f.jpg

254images254photos4Mvc-003f.jpg

254images254photos4Mvc-004f.jpg

254images254photos4Mvc-005f.jpg

Then the wig is pinned on.

254images254photos4Mvc-006f.jpg

When your wig is finished, photograph the sketch and the wig as jpeg files and post them to your File folder at the class

[2]. Post a message to the group letting everyone know you have posted these pictures so you can get feedback.

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